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Dublin Selector Facing Four Week Ban Following Interference In Play

Dublin selector Greg Kennedy is reportedly facing a four-week suspension following his interference in play during his side’s game against Kilkenny last weekend. According to a report in the Irish Examiner, Kennedy is facing the ban after the bizarre incident four minutes before half-time of Dublin’s clash with The Cats on Saturday. The selector intercepted a pass from TJ Reid …

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All Team News Ahead Of Opening Rounds Of Hurling Championship

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After a highly-anticipated build-up, the Munster and Leinster Hurling Championships get underway this weekend. We have all your team news ahead of Sunday’s games across the provinces. _____ Sunday Galway v Carlow, Pearse Stadium, 3pm As well as Joe Canning, Galway are also without Daithi Burke for the first round of the Leinster Championship against Joe McDonagh champions, Carlow. Ronan …

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Pundit Arena Predicts The 2019 Hurling Championship

The highly-anticipated hurling championship gets underway this weekend with a number of massive clashes in Munster and Leinster. As well as the obvious ‘who will lift the Liam MacCarthy Cup?’, there are plenty of questions yet to be answered over what we hope will be an exciting summer. Ahead of all the action, Pundit Arena’s GAA journalists Marisa Kennedy and …

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Henry Shefflin Dismisses Talk Of Succeeding Brian Cody

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At the launch of the Bank of Ireland Celtic Challenge, while praising Henry Shefflin on his success with Ballyhale Shamrocks, Liam Sheedy quipped that the Kilkenny management conveyor belt was as efficient as that of their players.  It is hard to look past the 10-time All Ireland winner when musing over possible replacements for one of the game’s greatest managers …

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Quickfire Conclusions As Galway End Kilkenny Four-In-A-Row Dreams

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Kilkenny 2-08 Galway 0-16 Galway are the Littlewoods Ireland Camogie League Division 1 champions for the first time since 2015 after an impressive display against Kilkenny in Croke Park this afternoon. The Tribeswomen raced into a six-point lead following a dominant first-half display and while two second-half goals from Kilkenny threatened to steal the win, Galway held on for their …

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Joey Holden Following Unconventional Path To Success

Joey Holden

Should Ballyhale Shamrocks prevail over St Thomas’ on Sunday, it would result in a third club All Ireland medal for Joey Holden, to add to his two All Ireland titles with Kilkenny.  Given that he only made his senior debut for the Cats in 2014, that’s not a bad return. The former captain has cemented his place in the Kilkenny …

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Your Guide To The Weekend’s Allianz Hurling League Fixtures

Allianz Hurling League

Following the conclusion of Round 3 of the Allianz Hurling League, we have a better understanding of where teams stand as we look towards another exciting weekend.  There’s no doubt that Division 1A leaders, Limerick, are a cut above the rest and they will be brimming with confidence following last weekend’s comprehensive victory over Kilkenny. No team has beaten them yet …

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It’s Only February But Limerick Proving Ready For Summer Battle

“Only a journalist would think like that”, was John Kiely’s quick-witted response when asked if Limerick were hurling too well for so early in the year.  It must be difficult for Limerick supporters not to get carried away with the current hype surrounding their team. This time last year, no one would have considered them to be All Ireland contenders. Even …

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Lethal Limerick Tame The Cats In Nowlan Park

Limerick 2-18 Kilkenny 0-15 Reporting by Marisa Kennedy in Nowlan Park Limerick recorded their third win in a row with a stunning performance against Kilkenny in Nowlan Park this afternoon. While the game hung in the balance for large portions of the first-half, a blistering period just before the break in which Limerick scored 2-3 without reply, turned the game entirely in their …

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Jackie Tyrrell: I Don’t See Limerick Or Kilkenny In The Top Three

Kilkenny and Limerick face off against one another in Division 1A of the Allianz Hurling League this afternoon, and Jackie Tyrrell has added another layer to the conversation by claiming that neither team are in the top three in the country.  The All Ireland champions have been in impressive form since returning to action in 2019, beating both Wexford and …

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Tony Kelly To Miss Kilkenny Clash As Ban Upheld

Tony Kelly

Clare captain, Tony Kelly, is set to miss Sunday’s Allianz Hurling League clash with Kilkenny following his sending off during their loss to Tipperary last weekend.  The Ballyea man was shown a red card by the referee, Colm Lyons of Cork, when he collided with Padraic Maher early in the second half. The decision was highly criticized by fans and …

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